Sep 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
's beautiful. i would not say it's a dirty city. have you been to baltimore? this is not the dirtiest city. >> she's right. baltimore ranks third but san francisco deserves to be on the list too, according to some tourists, like this family from australia. >> yeah, it has been a little grimy and dirty. my son got spit on. >> the counterpoint to the not so pristine conditions, the magazine gave san francisco high marks for fine diving, ethnic food, tech savvy people and good transportation. >> those things really overpower the fact of the dirtiness. i think the fact of the matter is most visitors in cities in the united states rank higher than we are. >> mayor ed lee said it's time for a spring cleaning campaign. >> i think everybody will agree, there are our favorite corridors that we always like more people to see, but we don't like the trash on the streets or illegal dumping or graffiti. >> and the mayor really knows, he used to be the head of the department of public works in charge of cleaning up all that stuff. by the way, this survey was taken from may through august of last year, bu
Sep 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
's hold a half card lead for the wildcard over baltimore. >>> giants and dodgers. there was trouble in the eighth. a rare wild pitch. alex castellanos gets it home and tied at two. in 1 ninth. jeremy affeldt on the mound. hanley ramirez doubles. adrian gonzalez scores. dodgers take the 3-2 lead. giants bring the go-ahead run to the plate and brandon lee gets hector sanchez to line out. giants lose 3-2. they now lead the dodgers by four and a half games. and the giants in green bay. we will have the highlights at five. i'm mike shumann. have a great day. >>> up next, the situation in china may be worst than first thought as rescue teams try to reach earthquake victims. and two deadly >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back, everyone. we are getting new pictures out of china this morning showing how desperate survivors are from two recent earthquakes. right now at least 80 people have died in the quakes. at least 800 more are injured. they hit a pure mountainous area of southwest china ma and shut down many communication lines to the people who need t
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
-the-job. >>> thursday night football fans in baltimore gave returning refs a standing ovation. here they are walking out, actual officials i hope they enjoyed it. the love lasted 60 seconds. here the first call. >> offense, number 74, penalty declineed 1st down. >> kristen sze tearing up at the sound of an official referee making a official call in a timely manner. in case you are wondering ravens went on to win 23-16 with few questionable calls. >>> college football last night 8th ranked stanford at washington. defense scored on interception 40 yard run to put cardinal ahead 13-3 wait a minute, huskies came back with two more scores, including this you got that wrap him up, 35 yard touchdown pass downside lines washington upset stanford 17-13. >>> today on katie chelsea handler. also, the santa cruz father and son responsible for the latest youtube sensation. video showing a toy train they put in space now viral more than two million hits online. catch katie today at 3:00. >>> still ahead, the in the race getting national attention, the new controversial comments from missouri's todd akin following his
Sep 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
. the a's go on to win 6-1. they hold the top wildcard spot in the a. l., half a game up on baltimore. >>> in retirement don nelson has at least half a dozen business ventures going on in maui, but last night it was about the induction into the hall of fame. nelson spent 31 years on the bench. nobody in history has won more game. two stints with the warriors, one of twelve new members enshrined in the hall. he talked about his introduction to basketball as a kid on a farm. >> my uncle walt bought a basket and a basketball for me and put it up in the chicken yard and didn't know really how tall it was supposed to be so he put it up 11 feet. he thought that looked about right. so i started shooting at a basket 11 feet tall. >> it's supposed to be ten feet. >>> at the us open. >> and serena williams gets a set in new york. overwhelmed the ten seed. and the backhand, winner. serena finishes up with an ace, 6-1, 6-2 and rolls into the final where she will face the top-seed. victoria rallied to beat sharapova in three sets. the match point here coming up as sharapova gets the forehand long.